Praised by Opera News for “impeccable pitch and phrasing,” and for “gleaming high notes and powerful phrasing” (San Diego Story), soprano Sarah Tucker is demanding attention for her captivating vocal timbre and engaging stage presence.
Ms. Tucker most recently debuted with San Diego Opera as Micaëla in Carmen, to much acclaim. Her performance was described as “heart-rending and soulful,” (Pacific San Diego) and Opera West praised her as “one of the loveliest soprano voices I’ve heard in years.” Also recently, Ms. Tucker performed the role of Tatiana in Intermountain Opera’s Eugene Onegin, and she returned to the New York City Ballet as the soprano soloist for Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzer at Lincoln Center where she previously performed as the soprano soloist for Stravinsky’s Les Noces. She made debuts at Dallas Opera as Frasquita in Carmen, and at the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy in Japan where she sang the role of Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi. With Santa Fe Opera, Ms. Tucker sang the role of Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos as a returning apprentice artist.
Other recent appearances include Jano in Jenufa with the San Francisco Opera, the role of First Memory in Lembit Beecher’s War Stories: I Have No Stories To Tell You at Philadelphia Opera, and Micaëla in Carmen at Utah Opera. As a Studio Artist with Arizona Opera, Ms. Tucker sang the roles of Micaëla in Carmen, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Rosalba in Florencia en el Amazonas, and Nelly in Arizona Lady.
Upcoming performances include role debuts as Mimi in La bohème, Adina in L’elisir d’amore, and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni.
Ms. Tucker was a National Semifinalist in the 2014 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and is a recent graduate of the Arizona Opera Studio.